Article | November 16, 2011

Adaptive Clinical Trials - Silicon Valley BioTalks Recap

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By Chris Clancy, Director, Business Development, CRF Health

Clinovo hosted a truly informative panel discussion on the topic of adaptive clinical trials in Palo Alto, CA on November 2. It was a great forum to hear some very experienced clinical trial professionals share their experiences with a standing-room-only audience. In addition, it was a friendly environment to network with Bay Area colleagues before and after the panel discussion. The event was impressive enough to make me want to embark on my first visit to the blogosphere. Here goes…

During the panel session, the first thing that struck me was when the panelists explained that while the phrase "adaptive clinical trial" is a somewhat new bit of bio-pharma jargon, we all have been running trials for decades that fit this moniker – we just didn't know it. It is also clear that these trials are increasing in number, and are helping to save millions for the biopharmaceutical industry.

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